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January 2018

Shutesbury Services RFI Responses

January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized, Documents|

The Town of Shutesbury put out an RFI requesting information for Network Operator and Internet Service Provider services on their fiber network currently under construction. They have been willing to share the responses here to allow other towns to see what kind of responses to expect and compare these to WiredWest's regional management plan. Keep [...]

December 2017

Why Choose the Coop Approach to Managing Town Owned Networks?

December 8th, 2017|News, Stories, Top Stories, Get the Latest Info|

Some town officials think of WiredWest as a “Them” like another service provider trying to sell something. WiredWest is “Us.” It’s an approach to procuring services and managing our broadband networks as a team rather than individually. Now that we are nearing the point of putting networks into service, we have a choice of whether [...]

October 2017

DLS Guidance Letter Response

October 11th, 2017|Documents|

The following letter was sent to DSL questioning aspects of their guidance memo. Note specifically there are two main concerns: The Enterprise Fund entity created by adopting G.L. c. 44, § 53F1⁄2 is not an MLP. It would require a town meeting to appropriate the use of sales income to meet expenses. Since the Enterprise Fund [...]

August 2017

WiredWest Financial and Business Management Procedures

August 17th, 2017|Documents|

WiredWest Management The WiredWest Executive Committee (which comprises a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Vice Treasurer, Clerk, and up to four additional ackhauloard members) will continue to serve on a volunteer basis and be intimately involved with the affairs of WiredWest on a volunteer basis. The Executive Committee will meet twice a month to discuss and [...]

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Towns and WiredWest

August 5th, 2017|Documents|

(Updated with revised edition on November 30, 2017) This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to demonstrate the towns' intention to participate in the WiredWest Regional Broadband Management Plan. It allows us to design optimized regional backhaul connections that will minimize costs for the member towns and maximize resilience of the network. The number of towns [...]

Heath Conference on Municipal Light Plant (MLP) Accounting and Management

August 5th, 2017|Documents|

WiredWest wishes to inform you of a conference being hosted by the Town of Heath on the subject of Municipal Lighting Plant (MLP) accounting and management, with special focus on legal and accounting matters pertaining to building and operating a broadband network. The subject matter will be relevant to accountants and town officials of all [...]

Recent Updates

August 5th, 2017|Top Stories|

June 2017

Change of WiredWest Bylaws Approved June 24, 2017

June 24th, 2017|Documents|

Template InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction

June 21st, 2017|Documents|

This is a template for an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction. It is based on an IGA approved by KP Law and has been accepted by WG&E. It should be customized for your town and reviewed by Town Counsel. Portions that are not necessary may be stripped out and [...]

Plainfield Q&A

June 12th, 2017|Documents|